Events & Media

Attend an upcoming talk, browse media mentions of my work, and see where I’ll be appearing to talk about cycling, gardening or writing.


Upcoming gardening talks and events:

  • No events currently scheduled

Topics for my presentations include growing cool-season edibles, heirloom vegetables, and tomatoes; year-round gardening; season extension; soil building; seed starting; seed saving; and garden tool care. Contact me to discuss having me at your event.

Have you checked out my online Bluprint class “The Extended Harvest“? The seven 20-minute videos will walk you through creating and tending your year-round edible garden.

Upcoming cycling talks and events:

  • No events currently scheduled

I regularly give talks and slide shows about my favorite cycling routes and my two cycling guidebooks. I also lead rides and support non-profit cycling organizations. Contact me to book a presentation about Cycling the Pacific Coast or Biking Puget Sound.


Media mentions, publications and interviews for Cycling the Pacific Coast:

How to Bike the Pacific Coast, The

Researching and Writing “Cycling the Pacific Coast,” a Conversation with Sheila Bender,

Q&A: Deep forests, sunny beaches and driving rain,

Afternoon Live interview, KATU-TV, Portland, Ore.

“New cycling guide offers epic Pacific Coast ride,” Brian J. Cantwell, Travel and Outdoors Editor, The Seattle Times

“Bicycle Touring the Pacific Coast with Bill Thorness,” Adventure Sports Podcast

“Cycling the Pacific Coast” is definitive guidebook for West Coast adventure,”

“New Guidebook Charts Coastal Charms,” Pedal Washington magazine, Cascade Bicycle Club

Cycling the Coast Portland Launch Party,

Cycling the Coast Book Trailer, Mountaineers Books channel, You Tube

Cycling the Pacific Coast webinar, cosponsored by Cascade Bicycle Club

Media mentions, publications and interviews for Biking Puget Sound:

“Health in Action: Biking and Gardening Author Bill Thorness,” Actively

“Bill Thorness Shares Great Rides Around the Puget Sound,”

“Sound Cycling: The No-Pollute Commute, Bellevue

“Ride your bike to an explosive Seattle view,” Everett

“Bridges: Portals to Somewhere,” Washington