The Sun Equalizer a good upgrade for athlete who want a strong metal spoked wheel that still maintains a lightweight feel but is not as expensive as the Spinergy wheel. The outer spokes are cross laced for impact resistance and the inside spokes are straight laced in a radial pattern. Plus the 48 spokes and 12 tab push rim help make it super stiff and super tough.
In comparison, our standard high performance wheels feature metal spokes that are straight laced in a radial pattern and have a 6 tab pushrim attachment. It has a high flange hub so that the spoke length is shorter and thus stronger than a low flange hub which is often used for everyday chairs.