Microsoft have made a number of their e-learning courses for Visual Studio 2005 available for free until November 8th.Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 E-Learning.
Sadly, the pages don't work very well with FireFox, so you'll need to use IE to get to the content.
I use Firefox as my web browser, and one of the extensions I always install is the Web Developer extension.
Internet Explorer users look like they are now going to get something similar: IEBlog : Developer Toolbar for IE announced at PDC
Just noticed that there will be Visual Studio 2005 RC1 released this month ahead of the final release in November.
I might be visiting Sydney late November, so I'll try and get along to the product launch if possible.