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Chater-Lea of Banner Lane, London started its business as cycle component makers in 1890. By 1900, they were producing motorcycles and in 1907, they produced their first cycle-car. The 1913 model 8/9 had a Chater-Lea water-cooled 964 cc V-twin engine.

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Charter-Lea logo.

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1905 Chater-Lea path racer. (bike source: Vintage Bicycle)

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1905 Chater-Lea path racer. (bike source: Vintage Bicycle)

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Charter-Lea chain ring. (source: Hilary Stone)

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