road bike conversion or buy the components and a track frame and build one up yourself.
road bike shoes).
More experienced fixie riders will use an odd the idea is that through controlled skid stops, the rear tire will skid on three different places on the tread, rather than wear one patch down quickly on an odd/odd, even/even setup, and thus keeping your tire alive longer.
Since track bikes are typically built for velodrome racing, there's some aspects that might make a traditional track frame a little less friendly for road use. First off, track bike frames are built with very steep geometry, usually with a tall seat post and a sharp, acute Bianchi Pista.