Mitas make the TKC for Continential, and also sell it under their own brand, a bit cheaper than the Conti.
I find the a new E07 front fine on loose gravel, but like gsd4me I dont go that fast either.
Grip seems to fall away quickly as it wears, unlike the back which seems to wear and grip forever
Adelaide Hills, Australia. 93 R100 GS, 77 R75/7 ,70 BSA B44VS, , 86 R80 G/S PD, 95 BMW Funduro F650 ST