Cafe Racer Magazine Editor and our coordinating producer, Mike Seate was invited, by Velocity, to the SEMA Show (Specialty Equipment Marketing Association) in Las Vegas last November.
isn't a car guy at all but he
was still overwhelmed by the size and spectacle that is SEMA
, which takes up two million square feet of floor space in the Las Convention Center
"It was a weird, gi-normous celebration of auto culture that was about 200 times larger than any motorcycle industry gathering I've ever seen," Seate
After getting lost in the aisles of SEMA
, Velocity escorted he
and several other Velocity show talents like Jessi Combs from "All Girls Garage", Wayne Carini from "Chasing Classic Cars", Chip Foose from Overhaulin' and others, out to the Valley of Fire State Park where they shot new network brand promotional spots.
The 42,000 acre park is filled with red sandstone formations but Velocity went with a shadowy black and white look that makes the road pop on screen.
The theme for the spots is "Drive your Passion" and it features all the hosts and and on camera talent enjoying the open road.
chose a 2013 Triumph Bonneville as his
It's a coup for Cafe Racer TV
to get a nod alongside the biggest stars and shows of the network.
"I'm so glad they're behind us at this level," Seate
"They're really behind pushing the show."
- Mike Seate
- Mike Seate