Chater Lea

Founded by William Chater-Lea in London in 1890, Chater-Lea was a bicycle, motorcycle & automobile manufacturer. In bicycles, it was the most prestigious (and expensive!) maker of British cycling components, 1928 through 1950’s at Letchworth, Hertfordshire.

1935 advertisement in Cycling magazine

1940s crank set; narrow, round arm version

The Ultimate classic cranks? This fluted arm version was the most frequently seen version

Hubs, late, all aluminum versions...

Pedals NOS boxed set from CyclArt