One unintended side effect of buying an expensive (to us) tandem is the maintenance of unfamiliar parts. First up are the DT Swiss tandem hubs.
I have looked through the documentation here and read RickinFL's excellent explanation here. So I think I can figure out how to service the freewheel. I also understand that the bearings are in a separate unit, that is not servicable and has to be replaced if the bearing starts to malfunction. So besides cleaning the freewheel periodically, is there any need for servicing this hub? How about the front hub; is there any need to service it? If so do I need any of the special tools that DT Swiss mentions?
I have decent maintenance skills, but I am no mechanic.
As always your advice is highly appreciated