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.
Matti breschel (tinkoff-saxo bank) after being hit by a mattress while at the tour of oman … shift+r improves the quality of this image. shift+a improves the quality of all images on this page.: matti breschel (tinkoff-saxo bank) after being hit by a mattress while at the tour of omanBrian Holm/Twitter