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    Cotton in Their Nostrils

    I noticed the racers had their nostrils stuffed with cotton while they were warming up on the trainer for the time trial. How come?

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    Phil & Paul addressed this during one of the TdF TT stages. The cotton has been dipped in some herbal compound that's supposed to open the lungs up, or some such thing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pug View Post
    Phil & Paul addressed this during one of the TdF TT stages. The cotton has been dipped in some herbal compound that's supposed to open the lungs up, or some such thing.
    Coca leaves?

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    Some yet undetected PED.
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    eucalyptus is not an herb

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    Olbas Oli

    Quote Originally Posted by Equinox View Post
    I noticed the racers had their nostrils stuffed with cotton while they were warming up on the trainer for the time trial. How come?
    The place olbas oil in that cotton. Its a popular oil use for when you have a bad cold. It opens you breathing passsages.. I am including the website where you might be able to get it and read about it.
    http://www.olbas.com/

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