OPINION: Credit where due, NZ Herald at least reported that agricultural leadership had pitched in to do its bit.
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.