replaced the front tire today with another PIRELLI angle gt 120/70R17 and 1oz. of DYNA balance beads. 42,600 miles on the clock now. was going to go with MICHELIN road 6 front and back but decided to just replace the front since i just replaced the rear a few months ago.
adjusted the clutch too to give a little slack to the initial pull and increase the plate locking when under hard acceleration as the clutch seemed to be slightly slipping when taking off hard from a stop through 1st and 2nd gear... will see how it works out tomorrow.
The Michelins certainly have the grip. But it comes at a price. I love Michelins but went for Pirelli Angel ST's don't quite have the edge grip but good when it saved me £100 on a pair, besides I can fit two rears for the same price as one rear Michelin.