Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Work in Asia, now based in Vienna, VA
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Make sure the noise isn't coming from a pedal. Sometimes, dry pedal bearings make sounds that make you think they're coming from the BB.
The wheel does need to be in straight. You need to sort out why one side isn't getting into position.
Try again, and describe what you find.
1959 Hilton Wrigley Connoisseur (still my favorite!)
1963 Hetchins Mountain King (the gravel grinder)
1971 Gitane Tour de France (The War Horse)
1971 Gitane Super Corsa (The Garage Queen)
1980 Ritchey Touring (The Grail Bike)
1984 Tom Ritchey Team Competition (NOS show bike)
(replacing the stolen 1981 Tom Ritchey Everest custom)
1985 ALAN Record (Glued & Screwed. A gift.)