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EBC Login & Membership Renewal Help

Last updated:  Nov. 30, 2018

This page has been created specifically by the Elmhurst Bicycle Club to help folks with their original login, membership renewal and other related issues.

States of Login

The new EBC website has 3 states of logging in:

  • the public / not logged in (i.e. random user of the world)
  • Logged in Members (folks that are paying members of the EBC, and thus, automatically have logins)
  • Logged in EBC administrators  (Web admin, Ride Captain, Treasurer, Membership Coordinator, some of the EBC Board, Miles Coordinator.   Our new website has many separate levels of admin control over its various sections.)
The important thing to know here is that if you login to the EBC CE site (which means you are at least a Member, and perhaps an administrator too) then the site will appear differently to you than it does to the public, and it will change its behavior as well.

Logging in

Public

  • If you are not a member and try logging in, you will be taken to a new membership sign-up page.
  • If you are a member and are not logged in (same as public), you will also be taken to a login / membership sign-up page.

Members

  • If you are a member and are not logged in (same as public), you will be taken to a login / membership sign-up page.  Login to the EBC CE (this) website using your given login name and password.  (If you have never logged in, or lost your password;  then email the EBC webmaster <Webmaster@ElmhurstBicycling.org> and ask for a new password.)
  • If you are a member and are logged in (check if you are logged in already!) , then you cannot login again, but you can renew your membership if it is the renewal period  (October 1st to December 31st).  Look to see your name in the upper right corner of your EBC CE screen if you think that you might be logged in. Once logged in, your name should appear there.

Renewing Membership


NOTE: The whole topic of "Renewing" only applies to "Primary" members.  "Primary" members are either folks that have an "Individual" membership (which means they paid for themselves), or those that have a "Family" membership in which they are the Family Member that ***pays*** the account.  If you desire to swap the Primary and Secondary members on the account then ask the EBC to have it done.   For this, you can email:  <Webmaster@ElmhurstBicycling.org

If it is the renewal period (October 1st to December 31st), then members should do the following steps if they have not done so already:

  • Login to the EBC CE (this) website using your given login name and password.  (If you have never logged in, or lost your password;  then email the EBC webmaster <Webmaster@ElmhurstBicycling.org> and ask for a new password.)
  • Once logged in, look to the upper right on your screen.  Your name should appear there.
  • Just to the right of your name is a little 'v' (down arrow).
  • Click that down arrow and you should see some links, including "Profile".  Below the "Profile" link, there should be a "Renew" link, which means EBC CE is awaiting your renewal & payment.  Click on "Renew".
  • Fill out your info on the next page that opens up, then...
  • Proceed to the Payment Page.
  • After filling in basic membership choices, or leaving the defaults, you need to pay by pressing the PayPal button that pops up without notice (unfortunately, it is not intuitive).
  • You do NOT have to be a member of PayPal in order to use their payment apparatus.  You can pay using your credit card from within PayPal.
  • Download & view this PDF document, illustrating paying with your credit card via PayPal:  Paying with Credit Card using PayPal
  • After finishing payment, you will be brought back to the EBC CE website, and can continue on in the site as a paid-up, logged-in Member of the EBC.

Updating this Help Page

If you have any suggestions or updates to this page, please use this email link:  <Webmaster@ElmhurstBicycling.org> .

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