Derbi was born in Spain in 1922 by the hand of Simeón Rabasa, being its originally activity the repair and modification of bicycles. In 1949, he made the leap into moped creation with the creation of the Derbi SRS and the iconic Derbi Variant.

In addition, the manufacturer integrated into the Italian group Piaggio made the leap to professional motorcycling, counting among its ranks with riders of the stature of Ángel Nieto, Pol Espargaró and Joan Olivé. Currently, its most recognized model is the Derbi Senda in the enduro segment.