Alfer was a Spanish manufacturer of enduro and motocross motorcycles, based in Sant Cugat del Vallès Municipality in Spain. Their models included the VR 250 Enduro, VR 2000 Enduro, and VR 2000 Supermotard.The company was founded by Francesc Almirall And Ramón Ferrnández in 1980. The production began in 1982 with 125 and 250cc enduro machines. The same year, they also began manufacturing the first of their motocrossers. Their motorcycles were made for serious competition.
Bultaco was a Spanish manufacturer of two-stroke motorcycles from 1958 to 1983. In May 2014, a new Bultaco was announced, and the company will be selling electric-powered street motorcycles from 2015. The R&D department will be based in Madrid while the factory will be located in Barcelona.
Derbi is a manufacturer of motorcycles, scooters, mopeds and recreational all-terrain vehicles produced by Nacional Motor S.A.U., a Spanish subsidiary of Piaggio & Co. SpA. The company had a successful run winning multiple Grand Prix motorcycle racing championships in the 50cc class and 125cc class.
Gas Gas was originally founded in 1985 by Narcis Casas and Josep Pibernat in Catalonia, Spain before being picked up by KTM recently in 2019. Gas Gas specializes in high performance off-road and enduro motorcycles for competitions. The dirtbikes produced by Gas Gas are known as some of the best off-road motorcycles available on the market today.
Gimson was a Spanish bicycle and motorcycle brand, manufactured in Figueres by Gimbernat Hermanos S.R.C. in two distinct stages: the first in 1930 and the second from 1955 to 1982.
Founded in 1947, Lube Motorcycles was a Spanish motorcycle manufacturer, based in Barakaldo. Their motorcycles used engines from NSU, another motorcycle manufacturer. At the time of maximum production, the company built nearly 1000 bikes per year, and its popularity was such that it was considered the “bike of the people”.
Montesa Honda is the Spanish subsidiary of Honda since 1981, which assembles several models of motorcycles, bicycles and parts at its Barcelona plant. The company exports 75 percent of its production to Europe. Montesa was formed in 1944 by Pedro Permanyer and Francisco Xavier “Paco” Bultó. Their first Montesa prototype was based upon the French Motobécane models of that time.
MotoTrans is a Spanish company which produced motorcycles and scooters between 1957 and 1983 when it was bought by Yamaha. MotoTrans was famous for licensing Ducati engines and using them in MotoTrans motorcycles as well as building Ducati motorcycles incorporating small differences.
Ossa is a Spanish motorcycle manufacturer which was active from 1924 to 1982 and from 2010 to 2015. Founded by Manuel Giró, an industrialist from Barcelona, Ossa was best known for lightweight, two-stroke-engined bikes used in observed trials, motocross and enduro.
Rieju is a manufacturer of mopeds and motorcycles from Spain. It is based in Figueres. They specialize in small displacement motorcycles (between 49 and 450cc), using Minarelli engines. Their products are available in almost all European countries.
Sherco is a French and Spanish motorcycle manufacturer, specialising in off-road motorbikes. Sherco are best known for their extremely popular trials bikes, although they also make enduro and supermoto bikes. The company was founded in 1998, and currently has two production facilities. A factory in Caldes de Montbui, Spain, some 30 kilometres (19 mi) north of Barcelona is where the company’s trials bikes are manufactured. Enduro and supermoto bikes are built at a factory in Nîmes, France, close to Italy.
Sanglas was a Spanish motorcycle manufacturer which was founded in Barcelona (Poble Nou) in 1942 and ceased production in 1981. Sanglas motorcycles were of relatively large engine for its time, especially for Spain. The company was born with the intention to position itself as an alternative to brands such as BMW, Zündapp or DKW to provide motor vehicles to official agencies.