Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: San Francisco, CA
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You do realize the cost of what you want to build right?
Just the Vigorelli and Campy Record Pista crankset would put over the $1k mark.
Then you still need a set of wheels, and a handlebar, saddle, seatpost...
If you're just starting to ride fixed and/or just using it to commute, I would suggest starting out with something more solid first. Something you can experiment with and beat up to get to know riding fixed.
The cheapest option would be something from bikesdirect.
Also, most fixed gear bikes have 165mm crankarms to lower the chance of pedal strike, but the advantages of a longer crank like a 170m is it offers more leverage, which would allow you push a gearing more easily. However, if your gearing is low, which means you constantly need to spin at a high cadence, shorter cranks allow you to do that better.