2012/13 Cold Weather Challenge

November 27, 2012

Welcome to the 2012-13 Cold Weather Challenge brought to you by Piston Ported, Factory Tools, and 2Strokebuzz! Piston Ported is having a special during the CWC, check details below.

Below you will notice a few rule changes this year but also note there are actual prizes this year!

1st place receives a $50 gift certificate to Piston Ported and 2 shirts and shop rag from Factory Tools.
2nd place receives a $25 gift certificate to Piston Ported and 2 shirts and shop rag from Factory Tools.
3rd place receives a $25 gift certificate to Piston Ported and 1 shirt and shop rag from Factory Tools.
Bonus random drawing from all entrants 1 Piston Ported shirt and 1 shirt from Factory Tools.

The rules are as follows.

1. Contest runs December 1st, 2012 through February 28th, 2013
2. Vintage scooters and 2 stroke manual shift scooters (ie. Stella) only.
3. No sidecars.
4. Ride must be at least 10 miles long. Please chart your route on google maps or a gps and send the link.
5. Coldest Temperature wins – no cheating! We have the interwebs to check now.
6. Must submit at least one photo, preferably in front of a temperature sign but realize that’s not always possible. Upload photos to the gallery on
7. In case of a tie the furthest distance wins.
8. Open to the residents of USA and Canada only.
9. Please email Matty (matty @ with your results in the following format
Distance: (include google maps link or gps route)
Temperature: (via

-Even if you’re in Hawaii, Florida or Texas why not enter just to win your state! There will be a random drawing from all entries so you could still walk away with prize!
-Be safe, we know this is a dumb contest but don’t be a dummy and ride when it’s not safe.
-Please keep this post comment free and only post with your entry. All comments will be deleted.

Special Deal from Piston Ported!
During the course of the CWC Piston Ported will offer for all Tees at 2 for $25 or free shipping on all Piston Ported Seats! For the shirts use the code cwc241 and for the seats use code cwcseatship. Offer good December 1st, 2012 through February 28th, 2013.


8 Responses to “2012/13 Cold Weather Challenge”

  1. mattyNo Gravatar on December 12th, 2012 12:53pm

    Name: Dandee Fleming
    City: Albuquerque, NM
    Date: 12/20/12
    Scooter: Stella P200
    Distance: 10.5 route
    Temp: 9

  2. mattyNo Gravatar on December 23rd, 2012 9:25pm

    Name: Anthony Armstrong
    City: Dallas, Texas
    Date: 12/22/12
    Scooter: 1961 Lambretta Series 2 Li 150
    Distance: 29.9
    Temp: Either -196 or 53! (we’re going with 53

  3. mattyNo Gravatar on December 30th, 2012 7:12pm

    Name: Brenden Smith
    City: Grand Junction, CO
    Scooter: 1979 Vespa P125x
    Distance: 14.4mi
    Temp: -1F

  4. mattyNo Gravatar on December 31st, 2012 1:59pm

    Name: Ryan “Norm” Hess
    City: College Park, Md.
    Scooter: 2005 Stella
    Distance: 12.8 miles
    Temp: 35

  5. mattyNo Gravatar on January 1st, 2013 9:42am

    Name: Patrick “duo” Harris
    City: Minneapolis, MN
    Date: 12/31/12-1/1/13 11:55pm to 1:00am
    Scooter: 2004 Stella GB150
    Distance: 15.9mi
    Temp: 0

  6. mattyNo Gravatar on January 2nd, 2013 9:37pm

    Name: Sterling Chin
    City: Pleasant Grove, UT
    Date: 1/4/13
    Scooter: 2003 Stella
    Distance: 15.9
    Temp: -1

  7. mattyNo Gravatar on January 21st, 2013 8:37pm

    Name: Patrick “duo” Harris
    City: Minneapolis, MN
    Date: 1/21/13 0715-0800
    Scooter: 2004 Stella GB150
    Distance: 13.6mi
    Temperature: -10°F

  8. mattyNo Gravatar on January 22nd, 2013 9:47am

    Name: Stephen Kleinschmit
    City: Fort Wayne, IN
    Date: 1/21/13
    Scooter: 2008 Genuine Stella
    Distance: 11.6 miles
    Temperature: 9F

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