Police clamp down on Ride of the Century participants in St. Louis

Police clamp down on Ride of the Century participants in St. Louis

A motorcyclist sports a custom paint job as he waits for the start of the Ride of the Century, motorcycle ride in St. Louis on September 1, 2013. The annual event takes riders on area highways, many doing stunts, wheelies and riding in a careless and imprudent manner. Two participants were killed in seperate incidents this weekend. Police set up checkpoints to check drivers licences, registration and proof of insurance just as the ride was to begin. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

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