hands down the greatest bike makers in the world:
Soul Cycles (not Soulcraft) www.ridesoul.com
Streak'x Bikes www.streakx-us.com
Spot Brand www.spotbikes.com

soul makes the strongest, lightest all-use bikes ever, streak'x makes the nicest freeride hardtail ever *drool* (check out the price, btw...), and spot make beautiful frames right here in canada...