Istanbul has a habit of creating beautiful cymbals that just make drummersÕ jaws hit the floor. The Traditional Medium Ride is no different. This masterpiece has all of the things you could possibly want in a ride; a piercing bell, a shimmering crash, and a well-defined bow with excellent stick definition. This cymbal is also incredibly versatile and is well suited for any style or genre. These cymbals are fully lathed and offer a full spectrum of sound. Their dark, warm spread is nothing short of musical and their bow offerÕs unrivaled stick definition with a natural, woody tone. This thing also crashes like a beast. The larger size and medium weight allow it to be raw, powerful, and roaring with a breathy, shimmering wash that canÕt be beat. Perfect for hard rock, jazz and everything in between this cymbal is truly a work-hoarse that is sure to serve you well for many years to come.