Hector Mercado, “Juny Lany Mercado Ahorrio”, 36, Yamaha Raptor
Hector came to Rochester from Cleveland, Ohio five years ago, after originally immigrating to America from Puerto Rico to be with family. When he arrived in Rochester, he did not know anyone besides his family. “I was riding alone one day, and I ran into Sam,” said Mercado. “Since then, I’ve been riding with the group ever since. As it goes on, the community grows.” Since finding the community here in Rochester, he said it is like how it is in Puerto Rico, like a family.