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BMW's sheer driving pleasure
A motorcycle enthusiast blames his 20-month erection on his BMW — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation
 
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California motorcyclist Henry Wolf is suing BMW North America over an unusual injury he blames on his 1993 BMW bike: A 20-month erection. Wolf says that after a four-hour ride on his Beamer, and its after-market "ridge-like seat," he's now unable to tame his erection or, perhaps counterintuitively, have sex. Wolf is seeking compensation for lost wages, medical expenses, emotional distress, and "general damage."

 

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