The after-market seat is usually fitted with the aim of making the motorcycle more comfortable. Dr Michael Lutz from the Michigan Institute of Urology told a US radio station that It’s been long-known that prolonged compression of the neurovascular supply to the penis, whether it be on a bicycle seat or some other device, can actually cause prolonged numbness of the genitalia. The condition is known as priapism. Wolf is now seeking compensation for lost wages, medical expenses, emotional distress and general damages in his lawsuit filed in San Francisco.
Although some may find the news funny, but it is no laughing matter. When I am doing my regular weekend runs at East Coast Park or Upper Thomson Road, I often see packs of cyclist doing their weekend training. I hope that they have adequate protection in addition to the headgear.