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Today he described a cycling ‘fetish’ about fixed-gear bikes - known as 'fixies' - like the one that killed his wife.The husband of Kim Briggs has made an impassioned plea for a change in the law - and the attitude of some cyclists - after Charlie Alliston was convicted over her death.'Make every day count' was Kim's mantra.'She was quick to smile, slow to judge. He added that it was 'very important to me' that Alliston's 'admission that he lied about Kim being on her mobile phone.And even slower to anger.'I tried my best to be a home maker. We now know categorically that Kim was not using her phone at the time'.I want bike retailers and, in particular, courier companies to communicate clearly and forcefully that these bikes are not legal or fit for road use'.
An Old Bailey jury found him guilty of causing bodily harm to Mrs Briggs by 'wanton or furious driving' under the 1861 Offences Against the Person Act.The reckless cyclist who knocked down a mother-of-two had a death skull tattooed with three blood-red tears after the fatal crash - but hid it from the court, it was revealed today.Charlie Alliston, 20, hid the ghoulish design behind his ear after growing his hair but had it cut short as soon as the jury started its deliberations.In a legal first, he was also accused of the manslaughter of Mrs Briggs, of Lewisham, south London, but he was cleared.
The couple had been together for 26 years before the fatal crash in February.
You are reducing your braking ability by 50 per cent.‘I would urge people to understand what happened to my wife, a mother of two, the most wonderful, most fun loving woman.