Long motorcycle rides often involve healthy doses of pain and pleasure, but a lawsuit filed last week adds an odd twist to that paradigm.
The case put forth by 52 year-old Henry Wolf of San Francisco alleges that a four hour ride that took place on May 1, 2010 resulted in a case of priapism, which Webster defines as "a persistent and painful erection of the penis." But this was more than a fleeting swell; Wolf claims the unwanted tumescence lasted no less than 20 months, or nearly two years. Wow.
This two-wheeled Viagra overload equivalent is being blamed on the "ridge-like" seat manufactured by Corbin-Pacific, supposedly because it was "negligently designed, manufactured and/or installed by defendants." Also cited in the claim is BMW, manufacturer of the 1993 bike (model unknown) which he was riding.
Adding insult to (alleged) injury, the plaintiff's lawsuit claims "He is now unable to engage in sexual activity, which is causing him substantial emotional and mental anguish"-- which, in my opinion, begs the question: is there anything-- warranted or otherwise-- that can't be fixed with a court-clogging lawsuit?
Source: San Francisco Chronicle
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