Miraculous mattress cushions cyclist after truck clips him - video

Rider appears unharmed

We’re not quite sure what to make of this video, but a cyclist appears to get knocked off his bike by a close-passing truck, yet his fall is cushioned by the miraculous appearance of a mattress. Watch it here.

The action was uploaded two days ago in Brazil and has already notched up more than 800,000 hits on YouTube

Flying mattresses and cyclists have been a theme recently – last month Matti Breschel of the Saxo-Tinkoff team suffered a bizarre sporting injury when he was hit by a mattress while at the Tour of Oman. He wasn't so lucky and ended up looking like this.

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