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Old 03-03-12, 07:39 PM
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Originally Posted by RollCNY View Post
I find tightening a BB properly to be a multi-step process, incrementally tightening each side until both are set.
From my experience, the right side cup has a specific position where, after installing the crank, the chain rings are in the correct position relative to the frame (chain stay not interfering with the chainrings). In this position, the chain rings also line up properly with the front derailleur. It isn't torque on the right side that matters. It is getting the cup in the right position. But I may have it all wrong.
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