SOUTH AFRICA: Virgin chairman Sir Richard Branson will compete in the Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour in Cape Town next month, it was reported today.
Branson told the Cape Argus that the 109 kilometre tour had been on his ‘bucket list’ for years.
The magnate would be headlining a team on March 10 that included his son-in-law, Virgin Group chief executive Josh Bayliss and Virgin Active SA staff members.
His only request so far is for a ‘comfortable’ saddle.
Branson was aiming for a time of just over five hours.