I'm a triathlete, but due to a non-sport related injury I can't swim for a while and I've decided to skip my late summer A race and give bike racing a try instead (the bike is my weak link, so this'll be good base for next year). I do group rides every now and then and am comfortable in a pack, but I'm curious how I can best learn in the Cat 5 races. I'm a fairly strong rider (4.3w/kg and a 57 minute 40k), but I'm more of a solid effort rider.
So basically I want to know what I should be doing to best take advantage of Cat 5 races. I'm not concerned with placing, I just want to learn enough that once I get my 10 races done I can be comfortable and safe in the 4s and hopefully successful. Any good posts to show me what I want to learn or how to learn it?