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Author: jammerh Big gold star, 5000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 15474  
Subject: Thanks Date: 9/13/2013 2:44 PM
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Thanks to everyone who responded on this thread. I'm beginning to think the problem is in the "prawls" - whatever those are. My impression is little spring loaded mechanisms which somehow connect the gear cluster to the back wheel hub.

One person said he had success using kerosene to flush them out.

Here's a few links that I found helpful for anyone interested in this problem:

http://bicycles.stackexchange.com/questions/7573/when-i-peda...

http://forums.bicycling.com/topic/54635607130180520
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