Meet the Staff

Richard Mendez

Richard resides in Temecula and currently serves as the President of local cycling team S2C/Primal. Over the years, he has served as the assistant director of the Tour de Murrieta and can regularly be seen on the weekend group rides or competing at various USA Cycling competitions.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Ernie Sanchez

Ernie resides in Murrieta and has served as the President of local cycling teams for over 10 years. Additionally, Ernie is the founder of the 11th Annual Tour de Murrieta, a 3 day USA Cycling sanctioned bicycle race event. Ernie was influential in bringing Stage 2 of the AMGEN Tour of California to the city of Murrieta in 2013. He is married to Jennifer, and together they have three children: Anthony, Jonathan and Adrianna. Ernie's passion for cycling, and the need for a community bike shop that offers several options to the community is what inspired him to open Stage 2 Cyclery. Ernie enjoys racing criteriums on the weekends. In addition, he can regularly be found riding on local streets in the evenings._ _ _ _

Rigo Meza

Rigo is the shop manager and has over eight years of both mechanic "wrench" and managerial experience in the bicycle industry. Rigo is a 10x former state champion in the discipline of criterium, road and track racing. Bicycle racing runs in his family as his brother is a former European Pro who competed in Italy, another brother is still racing in the Pro ranks and Rigo is also a Cat 1 racer, one rank below the level of Pro! Rigo is married to Crystal. Stage 2 Cyclery is proud to have Rigo as the shop manager.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Jean Louis Villiot

Jean Louis is known as JL and is a former downhill skier and coach. As a former x-country skier, he finished in the top ten at the World Championships in 2000. His wife Cindy, also an accomplished ski racer, is founder and organizer of Dance Time N Temecula. JL is active in the sport of cycling and is a regular competitor in the master's category. Robert is our in-house BMX and all around expert. He can usually be found in the show room area of Stage 2 Cyclery and is available to answer your technical questions._ _ _ _

German Fiesco

German is a 30 year veteran of the United States Navy. He retired with the rank of Command Master Chief. German's passion for cycling comes from a young age. He is the proud son of a Colombian professional cyclist. Riding a bicycle has always been part of his life, both for competition and or recreation. He is a qualified personal trainer, safety professional M.S., and health care management B.S._ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _