VIDEO: Ken Roczen on retirement – ‘I’ve probably wanted to retire about 15 times’

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Take a listen to what Roczen had to say in the video above as he talks about his trip to Europe to see doctors, retirement thoughts, the last year of his Team Honda HRC contract (he's in his sixth year with American Honda) and racing mountain bikes.

“In the last two years, I’ve probably wanted to retire about 15 times,” admits Ken Roczen when asked about the expected longevity of his career.

Honda HRC introduced its team to the media yesterday at Blackmore Ranch in Murietta, California, and Swapmoto was able to catch up with Ken Roczen for a candid chat about health, fatherhood, hobbies, and yeah… dirt bikes, too. It was surprising to hear that Kenny has wanted to walk away more than a few times, with all the injuries and hardships he’s endured.

The 27-year-old German was quick to point out he’s had a long pro career, starting all the way back when he had just turned 15. And right now, he doesn’t know if he’ll be racing into his 30s.

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