The UCI has released the five sets of Continental rider rankings for the month of March, with two new leaders in the Africa and European Tours. Tiann Kannemeyer (Barloworld-Valsir), the winner of the Giro del Capo in South Africa, is the new leader in the Africa Tour, while Aitor Perez (Spiuk) has earned the right to wear the European Tour leader's jersey for the next month. The leaders of the other tours are unchanged, with Edgardo Simon (Argentina) the leader of the America Tour, Graeme Brown (Ceramica Panaria) leading the Asia Tour, and Robert Mclachlan (MG Xpower) continuing to hold the Oceania Tour jersey.
In the teams rankings, Barloworld-Valsir (Africa), Colombia-Selle Italia (America), Ceramica Panaria (Asia), Comunidad Valenciana (Europe), MG Xpower Presented By Bigpond (Oceania) are the top teams, while South Africa (Africa), Argentina (America), Japan (Asia), Spain (Europe), and Australia (Oceania) are the top nations.
Rankings as of March 24, 2005