Earlier this year Tom Danielson established a collegiate scholarship foundation,and this week the American, who will soon be riding for Fassa Bortolo,is auctioning off a personal collection of bikes and related gear to benefitstudent athletes and collegiate cycling programs.”Collegiate cycling provided me with all the tools to be a successfulprofessional cyclist,” said the 25-year-old Danielson. “Not only did itgive me cycling opportunities with top notch racing and coaching, but ittaught me how to manage myself. I believe self-management is the key tosuccess. Juggling class, training, studying, relationships and other obstacleshave instilled in me a strong work ethic and taught me how to use my timeefficiently. In addition, overcoming each obstacle gave me a sense of self-accomplishment and confidence that I could handle anything the real world could throw at me.”The auction runs until December 5, 2004, For more information on the auction, visit www.tomdanielson.com or go directly to his item list on eBay.com.