RR » Keith Amor retires from road racing

'My decision has been a difficult one and one which I have agonised over for the past three months' - Keith Amor

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Yamapimp - Unregistered

January 26, 2012 8:09 PM

Agree with pete Davies here. Respect to amor but what has he a thallus achieved at the TT to warrant being a legend? How many wins did he achieve? Jonny mac, legend, DJ, legend, hailwood, legend. Joey Dunlop, legend. Amor is not a tt legend in any shape or form. Much respect, however, for even attempting the TT but attempting it does not automatically make one a legend.

cuddney dae it - Unregistered

January 26, 2012 9:25 PM

a greatly over rated rider indeed,how in he11 he got those good honda rides is beyond me,maybe being reas buddy helped,martin, dunlop,cummins et al,would have gone close to winning tt with bikes like that,suppose he got fed up with ryan 77 beating him up in ireland week in week out also,yep fast tracked into works honda team,did not deliver on his spouting,and fast tracked to oblivian,and no big tt wins

Andy Jones - Unregistered

January 26, 2012 10:55 PM

One of the coolest guys in road racing - we were cheering you on at the Creg last June, and you will be sadly missed this year.

Good luck mate, enjoy your retirement in beatiful Cyprus!

cruachan - Unregistered

January 26, 2012 11:43 PM

Very sad news indeed coming off the back of such a successful season in 2011.

All the best for the future to you and your family Keith.

Has Cameron Donald resigned with Wilson Craig? I know he was third rider in the WEC for TT Legends last year so must be a prime candidate.

lrc - Unregistered

January 26, 2012 11:55 PM

great shame keith retired his choice good on him to no when to retire of the roads was never in leage of joey dave or john but he won road proved him self good look in his retirement any man that does the TT were ever he finishes is a top man

Ricky - Unregistered

January 27, 2012 4:57 AM

Hi Kieth , sad to see ya retire and hope you heal up fast man, come down to Johannesburg and we'll go do some ridin at Midvaal like the old days, cheers boet !

Yamapimp - Unregistered

January 27, 2012 9:11 AM

@ Kyle. The name was chosen to depict the fact that tt legends were to ride in the team. In world endurance. Swan are a brand who sponsor the smr team. TT legends is not a brand or business, is it? Do TT legends sponsor Honda, no.

kyle - Unregistered

January 27, 2012 1:39 PM

@yamapimp off course legends dont sponsor the time but none ride for it either by definition no alive is a legend. Jealousy doesnt suit you everytime a story about keith appears you attack him yet you dont with plater mcguinness or donald. Is it an anti scottish thing or whats your actual problem

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