Boardman MHT 8.9 review

Boardman MHT 8.9 review

Boardman’s rework of its big-wheeled, high-speed trail hardtail the MHT has been subtle, but then there wasn’t all that much that needed fixing. Best mountain bike: how to choose the right one for you Best mountain bike helmets for trail riding The MHT frame is new and deftly mixes performance with practical durability. It’s got a short tapered head tube, smooth-welded main tubes and flat wishbone seatstays. A curve in the seat tube brings the back wheel in tight, but there’s enough bottle-mount-free straight length to let you drop the seatpost low. Running the gear cable ‘naked’ outside the down tube gives a clean shift feel, the screw-in bottom bracket is a durability boost and there are rack fixings too. The 67-degree head angle and 73-degree seat angle give well-balanced poise and steering, and the reach is okay (an extra 10mm would be even better). Boardman MHT 8.9 kit Boardman ...

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