Violations ranged from careless and reckless driving to operating stolen motor vehicles St. Louis County arrested six riders for registration violations and towed eight motorcycles.
Riders told KMOX police were checking for drivers licenses and proof of insurance before Sunday’s big event.
The “Ride of the Century” takes over St.Louis and the metropolitan area.
NTSB says ZX-10R model years 2011 and 2012 are affected.
Statistics show that motorcycles represent 3 percent of total vehicle registrations in Illinois, yet motorcycle fatalities make up about 16 percent of all vehicle fatalities.
State Rep. Dan Beiser (D-Alton) says operators can proceed through intersections after a reasonable amount of time.
Officials says its still not clear where they came from.