The Hound, like everyone else in New Zealand, was shocked and stunned by the senseless shootings in Christchurch last month.
The Yamaha Wolverine X2-R spec looks to offer great work prospects plus performance — so you can have a little fun.
Queenstown wasn't turning on the charm weather-wise, giving us a wet and windy day in late March for the launch of the latest side by side from Yamaha, the all-new Wolverine X4.
For ten years quads have been getting bigger and piling on cubic capacity: it’s no surprise now to see machines of 750, 800 or even 1000cc.
Having seen the latest Yamaha AG 125 at Fieldays we asked an Auckland supplier for a test machine for a willing farmer.
While the debate goes on about safety and whether to stick with a quad or switch to a side-by-side, the former still has a place with riders who need to tackle tricky terrain in the backblocks of New Zealand.
Rarely a week goes by without a report on a quad crash, prompting howls from experts for better rider training.