Crash it for a bright responsive sound or ride it for a subtle jazzy tone thats a little darker and quite open. The Zildjian A crash ride provides incredible versatility and dynamic range. The bell has a strong clear projection with a well-defined separation from the rest of the cymbal. The edge crashes responsively and the body produces a warmer open sound thats perfect for riding. Providing versatility dynamic tone and great value for money the Zildjian A 18 crash ride would fit into any drumkit with ease.