p6x Posted March 4 Report Share Posted March 4 On 3/3/2023 at 4:50 AM, motortouring said: "Subjective" [observation] is used when there is not a predescribed testmethod that would result in measurable repeatable values(objective method). I think something like feedback is difficult to capture in an objective sense. Absolutely. They did have some measurable metrics that were quantifiable. But even those can be subjective. Such as the lap times. Those are good metrics, however the test pilot will not drive the bike exactly the same way for each lap. For example, if we assume the testing was done in the order published in the report, he started with the Michelin. We don't know if he did some free practice laps before he started the test. Would it make sense to say that as he accrued laps, he felt more comfortable and could go faster? All the impressions on corner entering, cornering, corner exiting are based on his own appreciation. But he supposedly uses the same for each tire. While there is no accurate methodology, I would think he followed the same procedure and process for each set of tires. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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