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Hard Friction

Official Score

Hard Friction features hard and rough action from a nice variety of big, studly, hard-bodied men.

Main Category: Muscle
Sub Categories: Hardcore Sex
Site type: Network
Launched: Oct, 2009
Reviewed: May 17, 2010

The Manhub Review of Hard Friction

First Impression

Perhaps I’m getting a bit cynical about gay porn, or I’m just wishing someone would think of something I’ve never seen before. When you log onto, it kind of looks like 20 or so other sites I’ve checked out, but not quite as hot, or, to use sex terminology, “versatile.” The homepage shows several beefy guys, all but one with dark hair, and a couple of tattoos. Before you start your sex search, you know what you’re getting. Despite breaking the site down to various sections, they all kind of look the same—as do the men.


The site is fairly straightforward, without a bunch of annoying ads to get in your way. The newest clips are presented upfront, and you can hit the links to XXX Hardcore, Hard Men, Erotica, and Screen Tests, all of which are where the main action is. XXX Hardcore is basic man-on-man porn; big cocks, hot fucks. Hard Men is a Photo Gallery of the guys, along with links to their videos. Erotica claims to be more “artsy” than the Hardcore section, but for the most part that seems to mean a few extra positions before cock enters ass. Screen Tests, which have become ubiquitous on gay sites, are the tests of newcomers, usually going solo.


The individual photos of each guy aren’t particularly hot, or jerk-worthy. They look like they were snapped in between video clips, and there aren’t nearly enough of them. When you view a clip, there’s an option to check out the photo gallery of the shoot, but the navigation is extremely confusing—you’ll probably end up watching the clip or going back to the homepage before you figure out how to get your wallpaper.

However, the videos are well shot and in high definition. The camera work is very good, and, while the sets are all dark, the lighting shows off every trickle of pre-cum. They’re all around 30 minutes, with the appropriate grunts and groans. You can stream or download all the clips, and the site gives you several streaming options. The downloads are Windows compatible and quite easy to operate. The site updates once a week, and the videos are exclusive to the site. Anyone who checks out this site should know that porn pros Bruno Bond and Steve Cruz are the producers, and, not only are they featured throughout, the other guys tend to fit the same pattern.

Guys And Sex

Since Cruz and Bond are the main hunks here, the men follow their lead and tend to be hard fuckers and no-nonsense about the sex. Twinks are absent, and the recruits look like they were picked up at the local leather bar. While some of the guys are great-looking, none of them are “pretty”—a term that seems like a waste of time when you want someone’s hairy ass for your tongue and your dick. There are a lot of uncut cocks as well, and they’re an impressive sight. There’s not a lot of variety in the men, and that works if you want this specific type. The men clearly know how to fuck and suck and everything else, and there’s no clips of guys “experimenting.” Although dreamy, storyline videos aren’t that important to me, it would be nice to see a couple of variations—heck, put a guy on a raft and do him in the pool.


I’m not sure how much of a great product this is, unless you’re huge fans of Cruz and Bond. In addition to the main features, there are live web cam sessions, and they also have member cam access, so you can meet your own fantasy men. There’s a “behind the scenes” section, which interviews the men for Raging Stallion flicks. It’s pretty run-of-the-mill stuff, talking with the guys about how much they work out, and how much they got turned on by their partner. They don’t have a blog or access to any other sites.

Overall Impression is a somewhat limited site that I would only recommend for fans of Steve Cruz and Bruno Bond. The clips are all fairly similar, and there aren’t a lot of bonus features to get you revved up. On a brighter note, the clips are all in high definition and easy to download.

Bottom Line looks like its title, with some hot, masculine types hard-fucking each other. It’s a no-nonsense gay porn site, where men are men, and twinks are not. Other than that, it’s fairly basic, without much variety.

Site Details for Hard Friction

Update frequency: Daily Network Updates
Exclusivity: Some Exclusive Material
Number of videos: 60 (avg. 20 minutes)
Maximum Video Resolution: 1280x720
Videos have watermarks
Download limit: Yes
Video DRM: Yes
Video Formats: WM / Flash / HD
Video Type: Downloadable / Streaming
Number of galleries: 60 (avg. 15 pics per gallery)
Pictures have watermarks
Only one picture size
No slideshows
No zip files