Independent Fabrication icon Jamie Medieros has the longest commute of anyone at IF and logs some serious miles. His weapon of choice for year round urban/suburban commuting: The Brown Bird, a most beastly workhorse. He prefers to not wear a bag but instead attaches all of his stuff to his bike, as you can see.

Custom mounting bracket for rechargeable front light:

Severely worked drivetrain:

About as broken in as you can get for a Brooks saddle:

Jamie made this walnut top cap many years ago out of a fallen tree in his yard. Years of being exposed to harsh conditions have led to a crack, but it still does the job:

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