DIY (Temporary) Pawl spring replacement using pieces of inner tube

Only do this if and only if: - no spare springs - too far from home and you dont have an access to a vehicle to put your bike in Short story: I was riding to my LBS 4 days ago to buy something but all of the springs on my hub broke into pieces (didnt hurt myself). After dragging my bike to reach my LBS, me and my friend came up with this MacGyver of a solution to my problem. Luckily, the rubber was soft enough to let me freewheel without the chain slacking and hard enough to get me home (worked on uphills too!). Haven't used my bike since then, still waiting for the spare springs to come.

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