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Riderless Bicycles Video


Cycling Canada have created a riderless bicycles video called ‘Hop On’ in a bid to encourage more Canadians to get out there on their bikes, and it is proving a real hit.

The video features a bunch of bicycles cycling, from road racing to mountain biking, track and BMX, plus a handcycle in different scenarios without an operator, making for a fascinating and interesting video that looks like something out of a Pixar movie.

The video is created by Canadian FX house Alter Ego, and directed by Mark Zibert has an eerie poignancy about it – it’s strange to see a crash, for example, where there are no riders involved, and riderless footage including trackstanding at a velodrome and bikes jumping out of a BMX starting ramp is also striking.

Check out the cool video below as well as a behind the scenes video to get a peek at how they created this visual. Is it CGI or stop motion, or something else?