WORDS: Shadow’s Half Link Chain – A History

The Shadow Conspiracy broke new ground when they released the first half link chain back in 2000, but it was no easy feat… From countless trips to Asia to meet with factory owners, to having to physically re-tool the pre-existing machines in order for them to produce these weird new half link style chains… it was a long road for Shadow. They truly innovated a product that changed the face of chains forever, even for bicycling industry’s outside of BMX! This is the story of how the Shadow Half Link Chain came to be, told be the none other than the company’s founder/owner, Ron Bonner.