Meet the Man Who Lived on His Bicycle for 382 Days

It’s difficult to imagine someone living, eating, sleeping and even washing clothes on a bicycle for over a year. But that’s exactly what French artist and copyeditor Guillaume Blanchet from Montreal has done. He even cooked his own food and flirted with women, while perched on the narrow bicycle seat. And that’s not all.

A three-minute film depicting Blanchet’s life on the bicycle, starts off with a dedication to his 64-year-old father who rode his bike for over 120,000 km. Going by the film, Blanchet does everything on the go, and he never stops pedaling. As he rides hands-free, he is occupied with the various mundane activities of life. Numerous items make an appearance, such as frying pans, shaving kits, laptops, telephones, Rubik cubes, and even musical instruments. It’s pretty amazing how he’s able to handle all these things with ease, as though he were sitting on a couch.

What I found most amusing was the roll of toilet paper on the handle bar. I understand that he pedals even as he takes a nap, but I do wonder how it’s possible to go to the loo on the bicycle. While several questions such as these arise, the film is still amazing and fun to watch. Take a look!

 


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  • taz Posted on February 13, 2012

    as much as i want to believe it, it’s impossible to take a nap and ride a bike simultaneously. unless u’re a Jedi master and use a lot of Force.