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Welcome to the HubMob Conveyance Co. Here at HCC, we pride ourselves on providing readers with the most interesting and entertaining hubs about transportation there is. You might even say they're moving.
Our HubMobsters drive a mean HubMob, too. They write their hub hearts out all week long to make sure that there's a variety of different articles available. Basically, if it deals with any kind of transit, it's in here. So, the title is a play on words, though I didn't think of it when I chose a title. Our HubMobsters convey information about transportation.....so it's a conveyance. Get it?
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The HubMob Conveyance Co. Staff
Meet Our HubMob Team
Princessa is the President and CEO of The HubMob Conveyance Co. As team leader, topic assigner and terrific morale builder for the HubMob cause, Princessa stays pretty busy keeping everything moving along smoothly.
On a Sad Note:
Hup has promised to pop in and say hello from time to time. We look forward to that!
We'll miss Hup a lot but we wish him well in his new venture.
Cat with Nine Lives in Tact: Lao Road Trip
- Cat with Nine Lives in Tact: Lao Road Trip
If I were a cat I reckon I would have used up at least eight of my nine lives on the Lao bus trip from Vang Vieng to Luang Prabang. The bus trip is excessively windy, narrow and its scary reputation precedes it. ...
Privatized Space Flight
Patty Inglish, MS
- Privatized Space Flight
The dream of privatized space flight saw it's first concrete step toward reality in June 2004 when the pilot of a science fiction-like contest rocketed the SpaceShipOne rocket plane 1/10 of a mile into the...
Budget Airlines - A Tribute
- Budget Airlines - A Tribute
Air travel was a luxury before the seventies. It was predominantly the domain of the well to do, those who need to travel long distance for business and those who have no choice but to fork out tons of money...
How the Wheel was Reinvented
- How the Wheel was Reinvented
If you think about the discoveries that man has made, it is mind boggling the way we have changed the planet. Then think about the humble beginnings of the cave man and you suddenly wonder how it came to be. ...
The Minivan - the Ride for Cool Moms
- The Minivan - the Ride for Cool Moms
I admit that my daily mode of transport is the minivan. Moms across America either love 'em or hate 'em. Nothing telegraphs your status in life as a married, middle-class mom like a minivan. Some women...
Eco-friendly Arctic Travel - Dog Sledding
- Eco-friendly Arctic Travel - Dog Sledding
Long before we had heard the words eco-friendly, my family was already traveling in the Arctic in the time-honored and traditional way - by dog sled. My parents, explorers at heart I'm sure, had barely whet...
Airplane Seats Are Not All Equal
Laura du Toit
- Airplane Seats Are Not All Equal
Nobody wants to spend their first few days of their well-deserved holiday with hours of sleep debt. Unfortunately this happens all too often after a long flight. Unless you are one of those fortunate people,...
How can you modify your scooter to go fast
- How can you modify your scooter to go fast
For some people, modifying their car isnt just a hobby, its a passion. Its an expression of their personality and there is so much you can do, so many details to attend to: speed, style, sound, and comfort are a few of the key areas enthusiasts li
High speed trains Europe
- High speed trains Europe
High speed high volume rail transportation has been a priority in a most of Europe for many years. The limited space has made it a necessity to move large numbers of people and good quickly and economically...
Scenic Flying - How It Used to Be in the 1940's
- Scenic Flying - How It Used to Be in the 1940's
The scenic flight cruised slowly over the sprawling city of Auckland, its magnificent sparkling harbor beautifully laid out below us. We're passengers in a DC3 aircraft restored by enthusiasts - she's an ex commercial aircraft and served in the war.
Separating not from knot and more confusing boating words
- Separating not from knot and more confusing boating words
Boating and sailing cruising is one of those alluring forms of transportation and recreation but its an activity which is loaded with strange terminology. A short guide unravelling some of these words.
Robben Island Ferry - Transport Link to This World Heritage Site
Laura du Toit
- Robben Island Ferry - Transport Link to This World Heritage Site
There are various day trips that a visitor can choose from when visiting the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town, South Africa. The Robben Island Ferry trip to Robben Island remains one of the most popular. The...
How to get more people to ride public transportation
- How to get more people to ride public transportation
Living in the Chicago area, public transportation can be a pain in my ... back! With less people riding the buses, fares are increasing, service is poor, and the schedule is a mess. It could be much better if more people rode public transit in place
Adrenalin Rush on a Genuine Vietnam Huey
Laura du Toit
- Adrenalin Rush on a Genuine Vietnam Huey
They starred in Apocalypse Now, Platoon, Born on the Fourth of July and The Green Berets as well as many other adventure movies. And I am not talking about Marlon Brando, Martin Sheen, Robert Duvall or any of...
Fixed Gear Bicycles
- Fixed Gear Bicycles
Fixed gear bicycles expunge the free wheel in order to take cycling technology back about a hundred years. Thus, they are basically pretty cool guys. With a fixed gear, the chain is connected directly to...
- Freaky Flights
Flying. If God really wanted us to fly he would have created us with wings. Instead he gave us legs to walk with. Good strong legs. Legs that can walk long distances. But, we like to travel, go...
Arrive In Style Rent - A Limo For Comfort and Style
- Arrive In Style Rent - A Limo For Comfort and Style
Comfort, Style what could be better than to arrive at your destination in Style. If you ever want to feel as if you are on top of the world, there is nothing better than riding in a limousine. For a...
Product Review of Toyota's Cars of the Future
- Product Review of Toyota's Cars of the Future
The Tokyo Motor Show (TMS) which traces it roots in 1964, is indeed one of the most anticipated and important international car expo in the world. Although this year's number of participants were reduced to...
Prom Limos, How to Choose a Prom Limousine
- Prom Limos, How to Choose a Prom Limousine
Proms have always been the most glitzy event of High School and all the students want to make it special by their attire and grand entrance. This is where the prom limos come in picture. Choosing the perfect limousine, whether it is a traditional mod
Is there any wonder people drive, rather than using public transport, in the UK?
- Is there any wonder people drive, rather than using public transport, in the UK?
As a pedestrian who uses public transport, in the UK, on a daily basis I am exceptionally well qualified to assess its quality. Yes, we have no car and so we walk, use the bus and occasionally travel by...
Cuba Holiday - Transport Options When in Cuba
- Cuba Holiday - Transport Options When in Cuba
A Cuba holiday is an enriching experience. The main forms of transportation are outlined here - tourist buses, trains, air, rental car, classic car, horse and cart and taxi.
Table Mountain Aerial Cableway
Laura du Toit
- Table Mountain Aerial Cableway
Just over 80 years ago,Table Mountain Aerial Cableway Company (TMACC) was officially opened since then more than 18 million people have had the honor of reaching the top of this enchanting mountain by cable car....
Sydney Harbour: the most beautiful side of the tracks
My First Car-1968 Chevrolet Impala
KCC Big Country
- My First Car-1968 Chevrolet Impala
My first car-1968 Chevrolet Impala, 4 dr. My first car was a 1968 Chevrolet Impala, 4 door, 327 cubic inch motor, with a 4 barrel carburetor. It was the most ugly shade of green. The interior was a green and...
Arctic Travel, Past and Present - Polar Bear Tours
- Arctic Travel, Past and Present - Polar Bear Tours
Polar bears are one of the most impressive and effective of the large predators.Their range is slowly being eroded by global warming, and some feel they are next for the endangered species list. Until recently though, any kind of encounter with these
How Hard Is It To Pass a Drivers Test In a Toronado?
- How Hard Is It To Pass a Drivers Test In a Toronado?
This is embarrassing enough to remember much less actually write about it; but here goes. I did not pass my driving license test until I was 19 years old! Sad, but true. The tomboy that had a Suzuki 90...
Traveling by train in Europe
- Traveling by train in Europe
Traveling by train in Europe Traveling by train is an awesome experience as you can see the beauty of the sceneries and gives you time to relax more while traveling. It is one way of appreciating the beauty...
Bicycle Tour of Paris
- Bicycle Tour of Paris
Moving along through the traffic with freedom and ease, experiencing the best that Paris has to offer, youll be glad to be perched atop a bicycle spinning along the city streets
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