Equipment reviews on Cyclingnews include a rating system, the Cyclingnews yellow jerseys. Gear is scored from zero to five, like this:
Hopeless - deeply flawed. Back to the drawing board Very poor - not actually dangerous, but too many drawbacks Adequate - there are better things out there to do this job, but it's okay Good - Does the job well, though with a tolerable minor fault or two Very good - works very well, downsides are trivial. Excellent - perfect; faultless. Stays crunchy in milk.