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After the dismal season of 1994, Schwantz thought carefully about his future.  Then he resolved to return, to see out his final year of contract to Lucky Strike Suzuki with one last attempt at regaining the crown.  He was still dogged by bad luck.  He climbed onto the bike again for the first time on almost 5 months in January, in private tests in Australia, and crashed again, at high speed. 

Kevin Schwantz - 1995 500cc Lucky Strike Suzuki World GP Motorcycle

After lackluster finishes in Australia, Malaysia, and finally in Japan, Kevin did a lifetimes worth of soul searching.  It was time to bow out: Symbolically , on 34 championship points.