All this worry about hills is kind of silly. The hills are very minor. Almost like false flats. All you flatland speedskaters are going to love it!
Please do put this one on your calendar. The Droid isn't just blowing smoke when he has written about this beautiful area.
With a little skater support this could be a great, big event. It is already a great event. I don't know of any event that feeds the skaters post race for free. I just witnessed the 100k last weekend and the burgers were going for $4! At Napa, D and Rose have always had a big BBQ with tons of food all for nuthin'!
Yes, this is a 'Mom and Pop' operation, literally, and that is a good thing.
I just have to say that it is a little bit frustrating watching hundreds or thousands of skaters flock to other races, but skip one of the best, if not the best, venues on the calendar.
So please, please, please tell all your skating friend to plan to attend next year.