January 1, Every Year -
20th (wow!) Annual First Ride O' The New Year, Carvin's Cove boat dock, Hollins (near Roanoke), Virginia at the dead end of Reservoir Rd. Here's a map link...
maps/Reservoir rd map.pdf
From I-81, take Hollins exit 146. At Route 11 light, take a left. Go about 1 mile, passing Hollins College along the way. Take a left on Reservoir Road. Go to the end of the road, which dumps into the boat dock parking area. Ride begins at noon. You must pay a toll to the man before riding, but he'll dern sure let you know about that! Annual passes available for $15, daily, $2.
Distances vary based on ability, desire, and the elements.