test using a strict series of criteria, all of which are weighted equally for their overall score.
Functionality: how well the product does what it’s supposed to do, including ease of setup, operation, usability and maintenance. Materials: what the product is made of and how long it will last. Construction: how the product is put together and the longevity of construction. Appearance: how the product looks. Value for money: is the product worth the price?
Using the table
Scores The overall score consists of function, materials and components, construction, appearance and value for money, all equally weighted. Price Recommended retail, as of December 2011.
Table Notes: na Not applicable. ns Not stated.
For further information, see the December 2011 issue of Ride On magazine, or visit rideonmagazine.com.au