Sun Equalizer 23 26″ Disc Bicycle Wheel Set


Sun rims are tough, especially for their weight.  If a few extra grams isn’t a concern, these rims combined with a decent hub set should help you rest at ease.

QR Hub Set Options w/135mm Rear MTB HG 8/9/10/11 Spd *


The Sun Equalizer 23 disc rim is a great MTB rim with an old school approach.  The rim has single stainless spoke hole eyelets, offers an efficient arch design/profile, and is finished to an exacting standard.  Given the rim’s strength, and just how precise it is finished, we’re able to build and true wheels with consistent spoke tension down to 3 to 4 thousandths of an inch.  If only every rim could be so good…

Sun Equalizer 23 26″ Clincher Specs

26″ Front Wheel Rear Wheel Wheel Weights (approx)
Rim Info  Sun Equalizer 23 26″ aluminum alloy clincher
ETRTO 559x18mm (26″)
Weight ≈410g average, 26″
Sidewall Disc brake only
Inner Width 18mm
Outer Width 23mm
Rim Depth 16.8mm
Rim ERD 546 (26″)
Rim Tape Tesa Tubeless Rim Tape Installed ≈ 18 – 25g/wheel (varies based on overlap)
Washers single stainless eyelets N/A
Valve Type Schrader and Presta compatible
Tire Type Standard Clincher with inner tube
Tire Volumes 26″ x 1.5″ – 2.1″
Nipple Info (Brass) Sapim 12mm Brass Chrome Plated @ ≈ 1g ea 32H = 32
Spoke Info Leader Sapim Leader 2.0mm Stainless Spokes Black ≈ 6.5g ea 32H = 208
Spoke Count Front: 32H Rear: 32H
Spoke Pattern Front: 3 Cross Rear: 3 Cross (32H)
Lengths 29er 262/264mm (32H) 262/264 (32H)
Hub Info (option) Shimano TX-506 Shimano TX-506
Hub Weight 252g 465g 252g F, 465g R
Hub Shell Aluminum Alloy
Axle Info (option) QR 9mm x 100mm OLD QR 10mm x 135mm OLD
Hole Ct 32H 32H
DriveS PCD
61 61
DS Ctr to Flange 21.5 19.5
Non-DriveS PCD 61 61
NDS Ctr to Flange 33 32
Axle Material Steel Alloy
Bearings Loose Ball Bearings
Bearing Size 3/16″ x 10 1/4″ x 9
Freehub HG Shimano/Sram “Splined” MTB 8/9/10/11 Speed + Shimano/SRAM Road 8/9/10 speed
FH Material Steel Alloy

Wheel Weights

(without QR’s or rim tape)

32/32 Hole F ≈ 899g R ≈ 1112g Set ≈ 2011g

What Others Are Saying…

The Sun Equalizer 23 is a stellar wheelset option, in a field that’s composed of some of the best aluminum alloy MTB rims ever.  Given their level of performance, they are an unbeatable deal, (coupon codes here).  We’re not joking around here.  If you don’t have a lot of time to research all the rim options in the marketplace, if you don’t have a lot of money, and if you can find this product page, maybe that’s Magic.

Should you buy this wheelset?  Entirely your call.  Should you watch this short but sweet rock climbing video?  Absolutely.  One More Fun One.

Make That Two.

Wheelset Facts

  • Comes with rim tape installed.
  • The Sun Equalizer 23 has an 18mm inner width, is 16.8mm tall, 23mm wide, and weighs about 410g (26″)
  • Recommended for use with 26″ x 1.50″ – 2.1″ tires
  • We do Not use internal washers with these rims, the rims are eyeletted.
  • Wheelset weight will vary with end caps, freehub driver, and nipple selection.  Rim Tape adds approximately 18-25g for the wheelset, on average.

Additional information

Weight 7 lbs
Dimensions 30 × 7 × 26 in


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