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Welcome to the Elmhurst Bicycle Club!

Founded in 1977, the Elmhurst Bicycle Club (EBC) continues to live up to the motto, "Riding at the Speed of Fun." Club members, who range from novice to the very experienced, come from all walks of life and live throughout the western suburbs of Chicago and beyond.
The EBC is one of the larger, more active bicycle clubs in the area, with over 500 members and a variety of activities throughout the year accommodating all skill levels.
Rides range from 8 to 10 mph to over 20 mph. Ride distances range from 10 to 200 miles. Sometimes we ride just to ride, and sometimes we have a specific purpose, exploring a new park, restaurant or a community festival.
You will find riders at your experience level and with similar interests.
We stick together on all club rides, staying with anyone having mechanical or other problems. Some of the more social events are: biking trips, the Thanksgiving hike and dinner, the Michigan U.P. cross-country skiing trip, the Christmas Lights ride, and the Holiday Party. We have year-round activities (such as winter hiking and skiing) and get-togethers in addition to bicycling.
You are welcome to come to a meeting or a ride as a guest to see what we are all about!

Recent Happenings   (For more, see our latest Newsletter "The Cue Sheet".)

  • The EBC celebrates 40 years in 2017!
  • Bill Schwartz gets a final tally in 2017 of over 100 ride leads, ...for the 3rd year in a row!
  • Vince Gatto finished 2017 by breaking Ed Gin's 2010 all-time club event record of over 9,484 club miles, and pushed the new record out to 10,502 club miles!
  • We had over 100 participants at our annual December, Christmas & Holiday party for 2017!  If you missed out, maybe we will see you at the next party.  :-)
  • Welcome to 2018 new members and all you veterans!  It's time to make sure that your Membership Directory profile picture looks good.  Nancy Shack has written a guide to help you do just that.  Go here for more info:  Member Profile Photo Help
  • We have just upgraded our already-awesome website of many years!  We are still under construction, so some of our links are broken. But we are updating them bit-by-bit. Your understanding is appreciated.   :-)

Upcoming Week of Rides & Events   (For more, see our   Ride & Event Calendar .) 

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