Since I have 2 road bikes, I was figuring that I would convert one of them to a fixed gear. It has horizontal drop outs and a freewheel hub. Being a cheap bastard I was planning on:
1) Getting track hub and screwing that onto the freewheel hub - secure it with a lockring and loctite. After I get the spacing down right I may just secure it all with a couple of well placed weld beads...mmmmm, MIG welder.....
Question - I should probably get the rim re-dished as well, eh?
2) OR, should I do it right and get the proper hub and wheel built up?
Mind you I will only use this bike occasionally since I already have another road bike that I use for commuting and recreation, AND I am trying to do it on the cheap. HOWEVER, I do not want to be cheap and end up hurting myself if the contraption ends up breaking on me. I will spend the money, but not if I don't have to. Can the freewheel conversion be done so it works correctly and safely?
Oh yeah, I would probably get a track chainring too.