A week with a JCB Groundhog 4x4 on farm, I must admit was fun and enjoyable.
With two very comfortable seats, it meant we could travel as a couple in total comfort round the hill parks, to check the newly arrived summer grazing cattle and their calves.
New Holland has launched its 4WD utility vehicle to the UK market, signalling a new era in Utility Task Vehicle (UTV) performance and versatility.
Market leaders in their native America and also in Europe, Polaris are now coming close to front-runners in the Australian ATV and UTV markets.
The first week of lambing saw the arrival of a split new – plastic still on the seat and big zeros on the clock – Honda Foreman S 2/4wd arrive for a weeks trail on farm, courtesy of Lloyds of Dumfries. A covering of snow on the hilltops was not quite so welcome.
The main three causes of death over the past 10 years; transport (24%), falls from height, especially roofs (17%), and being struck by moving or falling objects (15%).
Suzuki's popular middleweight
ATV, the KingQuad 400, has been updated for 2010 with the addition of fuel injection, providing even more efficient performance from an already highly economical ATV.
The flags were flying in Galashiels, Coldstream and Kelso as I drove through those towns recently in the new Land Rover Discovery. Alas, these colourful chains of bunting were not in appreciation of the Discovery 4 but for the Common Ridings that take place each year.