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.

mattress cushions fall of rider

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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