Monday, 30 April 2012

Excited about (by) that new BMW?

Well it turns out there may be a good reason. According to this news item (link) a California man found he got a little more than he bargained for when he installed a new Corbin seat on his 1993 BMW motorcycle. He has now launched a lawsuit for a “persistent erection” seeking compensation for emotional distress, medical expenses and “general damages”. No mention of excessive wear and tear, although I guess that could come under general damages.
Corbin claims there is no truth to the rumour that they have now sold out of that particular seat model since the story broke.


  1. I like the end of the first para of the news item. "...has given him an erection he just can’t shake".


  2. Gary - I laughed at that too. The copy writer probably got high fives from the rest of the team when he worked that one in.

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  4. I'm assuming that the accompanying photograph has no connection to the original article, haha. If it did, I can see two things excluding the seat which at even my advanced years, which might cause a near permanent....

    I'll go and take my tablets shortly...

  5. Do they make one to fit my bike with the exacting measurements? The pillow cushioning looks excellant.

  6. Geoff - The photo is just for illustration purposes, but it seemed appropriate.

    WooleyBugger - I think Corbin might have a winner on its hands.


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