A single right hand Suntour XC Sport 7000 thumbie, model SL-5000-CH, indexed for 6 speed or can be switched to friction mode. This can be used with any rear mech mech across a wide range of gears in friction mode but need to be used with another Accushift rear mech and Suntour 6 speed freewheel or cassette.
The XC Sport 7000 group was introduced in 1987 and sat below the top of the range XC 9000 group. As indicated on the lever this is compatible with that years 5000, 7000, and 9000 rear derailleurs – both road and MTB, meaning you can use this with a Sprint 9000 or Cyclone 7000 rear mech if you like.
- Model: SL-5000-CH
- Right hand shifter only
- 6 speed Accushift indexed or friction mode
- 1987 model year, second in line-up to XC 9000
- Weighs 81 grams
- For standard 22.2 mm flat bars
- Missing the bar clamp nut/bolt
- Made in Japan