Constantly running nose while cycling

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Re: Constantly running nose while cycling

Postby eucryphia » Thu Jul 21, 2011 8:22 pm

sogood wrote:Good sign!

1) You are alive with warm blood.
2) Your nasal passage is warm and humid, doing its job well.
3) You are a nasal breather.

It's a natural outcome with cold air. The condensation of moisture in the air accumulates and drips out... That's all. :mrgreen:


That's what I reckon happens to me.

If you have 'constant hayfever' as well, try seeing a dietician, you might have a food allergy. I gave up wheat and symptoms stopped...

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Re: Constantly running nose while cycling

Postby jules21 » Tue Aug 09, 2011 1:11 pm

i just wipe it with my glove. this seems to have worn some of the fingers out on my glove.
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Re: Constantly running nose while cycling

Postby Sweeper59 » Tue Aug 09, 2011 1:35 pm

rkelsen wrote:
Redbull wrote:Snot rockets fix this problem ;)

... but they aren't any fun for the guy behind you. :( Please be considerate. Check behind you before giving the salute.


Snot rockets tend to stop other riders from drafting behind me!
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Re: Constantly running nose while cycling

Postby notwal » Wed Aug 10, 2011 1:38 pm

sogood wrote:Good sign!
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It's a natural outcome with cold air. The condensation of moisture in the air accumulates and drips out... That's all. :mrgreen:


No it snot. The air starts out cold and warms up in your bod so that's not condensation.

Its a pain because my gloves get soggy. Then I have to wash them and they take days to dry so generally by the end of winter they are gross.
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Re: Constantly running nose while cycling

Postby skull » Sun Aug 14, 2011 6:28 pm

Sweeper59 wrote:
rkelsen wrote:
Redbull wrote:Snot rockets fix this problem ;)

... but they aren't any fun for the guy behind you. :( Please be considerate. Check behind you before giving the salute.


Snot rockets tend to stop other riders from drafting behind me!

Also during a race I am more concerned about what is going on in front of me to care about the riders behind me.
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Re: Constantly running nose while cycling

Postby Semar » Tue Aug 23, 2011 12:08 pm

I can't understand the complaint. Just about everybody has the same mucous flows, but some of us enjoy the practice, nay, the art of the 'High pressure pulmonary assisted bilateral release of biomaterial'. (quoted from TLL) :lol:
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Re: Constantly running nose while cycling

Postby Cleasts » Tue Aug 23, 2011 10:52 pm

Yes it seems cold weather, just think about the end of the training, and a hot tee, or coffee, or EPO :)
Anyway, most of us knows how to blow your nose when you ride, maybe its not the nicest way, but it works!
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Re: Constantly running nose while cycling

Postby Karati » Thu Aug 25, 2011 11:06 am

I normally just do the auld fairmers hankee after it starts running to clear out all the crud and no problem after that.
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Re: Constantly running nose while cycling

Postby uncle arthur » Thu Aug 25, 2011 3:18 pm

I know I'm not adding to the exploration of answers, but I can't help but think of this image every time I see this thread title.... :lol:

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Re: Constantly running nose while cycling

Postby Wayfarer » Thu Aug 25, 2011 6:14 pm

I get it too man. Haven't found a way to solve it, so I just keep wiping it on the gloves and throwing them in the wash when I get home. Happens in hot and cold weather, but strangely not more in either.
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Re: Constantly running nose while cycling

Postby rabobank89 » Thu Aug 25, 2011 8:12 pm

Only happens to me during the cooler morning rides.. I simply blow my nose with some tissues at a traffic light and I'm all good.
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Re: Constantly running nose while cycling

Postby paolo_ski » Sun Sep 11, 2011 11:08 pm

This happens to me also...
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Re: Constantly running nose while cycling

Postby ldrcycles » Sun Sep 11, 2011 11:25 pm

rabobank89 wrote:Only happens to me during the cooler morning rides.. I simply blow my nose with some tissues at a traffic light and I'm all good.


Tissues?! Think of all the extra weight you're carrying :shock:
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Constantly running nose while cycling

Postby Redbull » Tue Oct 11, 2011 11:33 pm

Bloody pollen at the moment, particularly the shrubs flowering along the PSP south of Anketell.

My nose is a tap.
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Re: Constantly running nose while cycling

Postby Kururunfa » Tue Oct 18, 2011 7:06 am

Using a nose gel called Otrivin, best thing ever, not sure if it is available in Australia though, bought during my Austrian holiday.
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Re: Constantly running nose while cycling

Postby Livetoride » Thu Oct 20, 2011 9:49 am

jules21 wrote:i just wipe it with my glove. this seems to have worn some of the fingers out on my glove.


mate, you must have one tough nose... :shock: :shock:
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Constantly running nose while cycling

Postby Dr_Mutley » Thu Oct 20, 2011 11:41 am

Kururunfa wrote:Using a nose gel called Otrivin, best thing ever, not sure if it is available in Australia though, bought during my Austrian holiday.

I use the over the counter nasal spray version of Otrivin. Couple of sprays be I ride and I'm usually right for the ride... If it's hayfever related then an appropriate antihistamine is sometimes useful
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Re: Constantly running nose while cycling

Postby Kururunfa » Thu Oct 20, 2011 1:31 pm

Dr_Mutley wrote:
Kururunfa wrote:Using a nose gel called Otrivin, best thing ever, not sure if it is available in Australia though, bought during my Austrian holiday.

I use the over the counter nasal spray version of Otrivin. Couple of sprays be I ride and I'm usually right for the ride... If it's hayfever related then an appropriate antihistamine is sometimes useful


Just find the gel works a lot better and longer lasting as well, always buying a few tubes when on holidays in Europe , have to research if we can source it in Australia
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Re: Constantly running nose while cycling

Postby paolo_ski » Thu Nov 03, 2011 12:43 pm

This is happening to me so badly at the moment. I send off a snot rocket every 5-10 minutes... a minor annoyance, but I'm concerned that it will hit someone's precious car and they will chase me :P
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Re: Constantly running nose while cycling

Postby Huff&Puff » Thu Nov 03, 2011 1:29 pm

When someone comes up with an answer that works please let us know. I have the same problem & it's bad. Have tried many remedies but have not found a solution yet. I will give the Otrivin a go, can't do any harm. :oops:
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Re: Constantly running nose while cycling

Postby Redbull » Thu Nov 03, 2011 9:34 pm

I think I have finally found the answer........................


























































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