Williams Ride-Outs 2019

Join us as we organise a number of Williams Motorcycles sponsored ride-outs, all across the country during 2019. View our full calendar of events here.

During the Williams Motorcycles Sponsored Ride-Outs, we want everyone to have a good day. So we make sure that the rides are lead by a ROSPA Gold rider around a pre-planned route using the second bike/man drop off system to mark junctions. This means that no-one needs to feel hindered or pressured to ride anything other than their own ride at their own pace.

We aim to foster a friendly and inclusive biking community and very much look forward to welcoming you’re to one or all of our rides for the 2019 season.

Remember, you are the only person responsible for your safety and enjoyment. The only cost will be your own expenses for fuel and food. Always plan to arrive at our starting point, Williams Motorcycles Manchester’s retail Centre, on 326 Chester Rd, M16 9EZ, with a full tank of fuel and in time for coffee and pre-ride briefing at 9 am to be ready for a 9:30 am ride away.


Upcoming Events


Multi Counties - Sunday 17 March 2019

Come and join us for the first Williams Motorcycles sponsored ride-out of 2019, when we will be dusting off our Winter malaise by riding on some of the most scenic roads in the counties of Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Cheshire and Shropshire. We don't expect it to be a long day, but we do expect it to be a fun day.

Meeting Point: Meet at Williams expansive and impressive showroom at 09.00 for a 09.30 departure following a coffee, doughnut and pre-ride briefing. Plan to arrive with a full tank of fuel. The only cost will be your own expenses. Ride your own ride, as you are the only person responsible for your safety and enjoyment.


Welsh Coast - Sunday 14 April 2019

Come and ride with us through iconic North Wales countryside on its beautifully maintained tarmac. Our lunch destination will be the coastal town of Porthmadog. From there we will be exploring the roads that pass through the scenic Snowdonia National Park.

Meeting Point: Our meet-up point is Williams Motorcycles dealership in Manchester. Plan to arrive - with a full tank of fuel - by 09:00 for coffee and pre-ride briefing. We'll get underway promptly at 09:30.


Forest of Dean Weekend - Saturday 18 to Sunday 19 May 2019

Please join us on a weekend mini tour to the Forest of Dean. We will be riding on some of the finest roads that Shropshire, mid-Wales and the Brecon Beacons have to offer. The evening will be spent eating, drinking and relaxing with like-minded people, before a restful night's sleep at the Speech House Hotel; a 17th century former hunting lodge.The whole group sits down to dinner together in the restaurant at 8pm with choices from a 3 course table d’hôte menu, followed with tea and coffee afterwards.

The dinner, bed and breakfast rates to stay on the evening of the 18th May are :

£77.50 per person, two people sharing a double/twin room.

£99.50 per person, double/twin room (single occupancy)

You will need to book your own rooms, by calling the hotel on 01594 822607 and quoting the Peak Ride-Outs event.Payment of a £50 deposit per room will be taken at the time of booking.

Meeting Point: Our meet-up point is Williams Motorcycles tastefully extended and modernised showroom in Manchester. Plan to arrive - with a full tank of fuel - by 09:00 for coffee and pre-ride briefing. We'll get underway promptly at 09:30. As always the only costs are for your personal expenses for food and fuel. Weather is guaranteed. Ride your own ride, as you are the only person responsible for your safety and enjoyment.


Buttermere, Lake District - Sunday 23 June 2019

There is no better way to experience the Lake District’s outstanding natural beauty than on amotorcycle. We will be riding the Kirkstone and Honnister passes and many other breathtaking roads. Lunch will be taken near the picturesque shores of Buttermere. A packed lunch may be advisable but food can also be purchased at the lunch stop.

Meeting Point: Our meet-up point is Williams Motorcycles dealership in Manchester. Plan to arrive - with a full tank of fuel - by 09:00 for coffee and pre-ride briefing. We'll get underway promptly at 09:30.


Yorkshire Dales - Sunday 21 July 2019

If you like beautiful countryside and twisty flowing roads, you will love our ride around the Yorkshire Dales. We will be heading for lunch in Reeth and then around the Dales passing through the Forrest of Bowland on our way back. A packed lunch may be advisable but food can also be purchased at the lunch stop.

Meeting Point: Our meet-up point is Williams Motorcycles dealership in Manchester. Plan to arrive - with a full tank of fuel - by 09:00 for coffee and pre-ride briefing. We'll get underway promptly at 09:30.


Fishguard Weekend - Saturday 31 August to Sunday 1 September 2019

Always a highlight of the Ride-Outs year, this is a weekend mini-tour through Wales to our destination in Fishguard. Mid Wales has some of the best biking roads in the whole of the UK and we will be taking in some of the finest. We overnight at the delightful Fishguard Bay Hotel where dinner is served at 8pm, usually followed by a convivial evening spent in their well-stocked bar where many a tall motorcycling tale will be told and new friends made.

The dinner, bed and breakfast rates to stay on the evening of the 31st August are :

£49.00 per person.

Make your reservation by calling the hotel on 01348 873571 and telling them you are with the Peak Ride-Outs group.

Meeting Point: Our meet-up point is Williams Motorcycles dealership in Manchester. Plan to arrive - with a full tank of fuel - by 09:00 for coffee and pre-ride briefing. We'll get underway promptly at 09:30.


Pooley Bridge, Lake District - Sunday 15 September 2019

Exploring the Lake District’s outstanding beauty on a motorcycle is good for the soul. Mountains, lakes, wildlife, twists and turns; something for everyone. Smiles are always guaranteed in this part of the world.

Meeting Point: Our meet-up point is Williams Motorcycles dealership in Manchester. Plan to arrive - with a full tank of fuel - by 09:00 for coffee and pre-ride briefing. We'll get underway promptly at 09:30.


Peak Ride-Outs are neither parades nor races and riders of all abilities on any brand of bike are welcome. We want everyone to have a good day, show respect for their fellow riders and the Highway Code. The rides are lead by a ROSPA Gold rider around a pre-planned route using the second bike drop off system to mark junctions, so that no-one needs to feel hindered or pressured to ride anything other than their own ride. Remember:you are the only person responsible for your safety and enjoyment. The only cost will be your own expenses for fuel and food. Always plan to arrive at our starting point, the Williams BMW Motorcycles dealership, with a full tank of fuel and in time for the pre ride briefing over coffee and doughnuts at 9 am to be ready for a 9.30 am ride awayWe aim to foster a friendly and inclusive biking community and very much look forward to welcoming your to one or all of our rides for the 2019 season.