New Location:

We used to be located in the Over The Rhine (OTR) district of downtown Cincinnati Ohio.  Metro Scooter acquired Piston Society mid 2022 and now the two shops have consolidated into the Metro Scooter location.

We offer urban and adventure moto related gear, art, local goods, and unusual items in an urban boutique setting. We are also a dealer of Zero electric motorcycles, Vespa, Genuine & several other brands of Scooters both new and used.

The new shop is located at 4119 Spring Grove Avenue Cincinnati, OH 45223 in the community of Northside area (just north of downtown along I-75) near Blue Rock Road. We have free off-street parking in our lot.

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2015: Created in November by Tim Burke, the founder of the Cincinnati Cafe Racer club and the Garage Brewed moto show.

2015: Became a dealer of Tucker Rocky distributor, Twisted Throttle, Biltwell and Helmet House.

2016: First time as vendor at the Garage Brewed moto show.
Officially opened the retail location April 1st.
Became a dealer for Zero motorcycles in September.

2019: Became a dealer for Benelli motorcycles and SSR.

2020: Led a group ride on the MABDR in July.

2022: Seth Hershey of Metro Scooter acquires Piston Society moto shop June 1st.  Closes the downtown location in Dec. 2022 by consolidating to the Northside location at 4119 Spring Grove Avenue.

2023: Yet to be written!

Some of the brands we represent include: