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Auction for Braveheart fund to benefit Scottish cycling

Scottish cycling stands to get a substantial financial boost from an online auction to benefit the Braveheart Fund. Items will include a Discovery Channel jersey signed by the 2007 Tour de France team, including winner Alberto Contador; the pink Giro d'Italia winner's jersey, signed by 2007 champion Danilo Di Luca; a T-Mobile jersey signed by the entire German squad, including British star Mark Cavendish – and other items to be auctioned on the organisation's website.

In its fifth year, the Braveheart Fund has raised more than £80,000 and supported more than 40 young Scottish cyclists. More information about the auction can be found at

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Laura Weislo has been with Cyclingnews since 2006 after making a switch from a career in science. As Deputy Editor, she coordinates coverage for North American events and global news. A former elite-level road racer who dabbled in cyclo-cross and track, Laura has a passion for all three disciplines. When not working she likes to go camping and explore lesser traveled roads, paths and gravel tracks.