Interestingly, none of the politicians managed to escape the wrath of farmers at the protest march organised by the lobby…
Replacing the well known XR 125, the new Honda XR 150L is a step up for those preferring two wheel transport on the farm or between properties, as the machine is road registerable and LAMS approved.
Regardless of the debate about quads versus side x sides, two-wheelers remain crucial to many livestock farmers.
Sometimes when you throw your leg over a motorcycle it feels just right, which is certainly the case with the new Ag-XR 190 launched in New Zealand late last year.
For years the quad market has been nibbled at by side-by-side (SxS) vehicles with their better carrying capacity and driver protection and, depending on options, shelter from the elements.
You may be old enough to remember the movie: the year 1971, and Sean Connery aka James Bond is chased by security guards on red three-wheel motorbikes with huge knobbly tyres.
HONDA HAS made a lot more changes to the new TRX500 over the previous model than when they refreshed the model in 2011.