Fixed Gear 101: Tips and links
See the movie Quicksilver. Find a mentor who really knows this stuff. Ask the mechanics and staff at your local shop. Sometimes they are closet fixed riders! Visit the closest velodrome. Take a trip to a large city such as San Francisco, New York, or Philadelphia, where there are lots of folks who ride fixed on the street.
More from Greg
On the meditative feeling of fixed gear:
No Brakes -- Or, Zen on Wheels http://nonduality.com/900gg.htm
On track riders on the street: