European Mountain Bike Brands. They sponsor the Santa Cruz Syndicate, a downhill racing team. Enduro used to be (and sometimes still is) called 'All Mountain' by some bike brands.
Many bicycle brands do not manufacture their own product, but rather import and re-brand bikes manufactured by others (e.g., Nishiki. To find the perfect bike amongst these top competitors is no easy chore. Almost without fail, every manufacture will have a mountain bike in their lineup.
The brand continues to innovate with developments in suspension, shock and aerodynamics.
If your child is ready to go off-road, they're probably ready for gears.
Different surfaces and inclines can be tackled using different gear settings, so they're pretty important in an off-road bike. We may not compete but we love the feel of a racing bike – an Orca that is light, fast and beautiful. Best mountain bike brands such as Giant and Fuji provide some of the best MTBs built because that is the main focus of the company.