Williams C1000
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Category:  Cranksets
Name:  Williams C1000
Brand:  Williams
Model:  C1000
Years:  1910's - 1980's
Country:  England
Weight:  748 grams (Actual),
530 drive side, 218 left
Added By: clubman on 04/21/10
Updated By: clubman on 04/21/10
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Chainring CountSingleBCD 
BB StyleCotteredPedal Threads9/16" x 20 (English)
BB Length Flutes None
Lengths 165Arm/Spider MaterialSteel
Front MarkingsWilliamsBack Markingslogo AK (1948)
Extractor Threading   
General Information
The 1/8", 3 pin C1000 was a relatively light, performance steel crank found on British club bikes. It was a popular alternative to the expensive Chater-Lea crank.
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Brand Information(click to expand)
 Williams produced cranksets from the 1920's through the early 1980's or later.  Most noted, perhaps unfairly, by their lower end cranksets which changed little from the 1920's into the early 60's.  ClassicLightweights has more information on this brand.
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