I bought my 250r back in September and and after 10,000 miles I am ready to replace my IRC tires. The rear is pretty square and almost out of tread. The front still looks like its in good shape but is starting to get tiny heat cracks where the tread meets the tire and with summer coming i decided to try something new. I did some research and found only a few companies produce tires in the 140/70/17 size. I may not have them all but the ones I did find were Bridgstone, Michelin, and of course IRC. I was wondering if anyone has tried any of these tires on their 250r or perhaps other bikes and if so how they liked the wet/dry grip, performance, and handling of the tire.