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PostPosted: Thu Aug 10, 2017 1:57 am 
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Has anyone got experience of this new Irish startup? I like the look of their 103g seatpost and great value at 160 euros if it's as strong as they claim.

https://www.jrc-components.com/collecti ... o-seatpost


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 10, 2017 2:41 pm 
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Hi there!

My name is Josh. I started JRC Components earlier this year. Like everybody else here im a weight weenie and admittedly probably take twice as much pleasure out of building superlight bikes as I do actually riding them!

I've been registered to this site before but its been a long time since logging in and not exactly sure on the old login details.

Im not here to try hard-sell anyone but one of my customers linked me to this thread so I thought I'd add to it. We are still a very new company so our product range is still not fully complete. Just today we have newly launched our superlight seatpost clamps, they will be available on our website in the next couple of hours, its currently getting uploaded to the site.

Regarding your question on the quality of our seatposts, we have many top amateurs in ireland racing on our seatposts week-in week-out and we're very confident that the quality is second to none and as good as other WW seatposts at double the price. On top of our 2 year warranty against defects for the seatpost we would be happy to offer yourself or any other weenies here a 40 day return without question if you are not 100% satisfied with the quality of the post after using it (I'd just ask you dont buy it for some hill climb event and return it in the post right after the event :lol: :lol: )

For any other related questions i'll do my best to stay active on the forum so feel free to give a shout.

~Josh


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 10, 2017 2:53 pm 
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Where are your products manufactured?


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 10, 2017 3:13 pm 
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darnellrm wrote:
Where are your products manufactured?


Pretty much our whole product line is manufactured in Taiwan, including our seatposts, allowing us to keep prices low and quality high. I have lived in Asia for long periods of time and speak fluent Mandarin which allows for great communication with my partners and means they have deeper understanding of the requirements needed for our products.


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 10, 2017 5:16 pm 
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looks dope

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 24, 2017 1:03 am 
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Purchased the seatpost and been on this thing for over 100km now with a Fizik Arione R1.. so far so good. 90g lighter than the Fizik Cyrano 00 seatpost I was using before, which is quite significant given how much it cost.

Setup was a little annoying to get the saddle level while still keeping torque.. the clamp is 3Nm--yes, that's right, 3Nm--of maximum torque. Due to the way the bolts work, I could only get the back one at 3Nm with a torque wrench, the front had to be a little less (in my estimation... due to the spacing, only an L-shaped tool could be used for the front), otherwise the saddle wouldn't be level. I'm a 60kg rider so I wasn't too concerned about this. Giving it a stern pull/yank arm test it seems stable and out on the road I haven't had any issues and I go through some rough road sections..

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 24, 2017 1:15 am 
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bilwit wrote:
Purchased the seatpost and been on this thing for over 100km now with a Fizik Arione R1.. so far so good. 90g lighter than the Fizik Cyrano 00 seatpost I was using before, which is quite significant given how much it cost.

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