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Spoke reflectors, as far as I know, often come in two colors: yellow and white.

Yellow and white reflectors

Is there a convention as to which one should go on the back wheel and which one should go on the front wheel?

For instance, on cars, front lights are suppose to emit white or amber light, and rear lights are supposed to emit red light. Is there some convention for bikes as well, like "Front = White, Rear = Yellow"?

I am aware of this post, but I don't think there is any legal obligation as to which goes where. So, is this just a convention, and if yes, which one?

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    This will also vary by location. – Criggie Dec 25 '19 at 7:12
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    @Criggie, I do not talk about better or not, I talk about legal or not. Spoke reflectors are illegal here, though mostly ignored by police. That is why the country is important in questions like this. – Willeke Dec 26 '19 at 6:09
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    @Willeke Spoke reflectors are illegal here That seems a bit strange and even a bit misguided. Why make it illegal to make a bicycle more visible? – Andrew Henle Dec 26 '19 at 10:42
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    @AndrewHenle that sounds like a fresh question - "where are spoke reflectors illegal, optional, or mandatory?" – Criggie Dec 26 '19 at 11:06
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    In the UK you can only use amber reflectors on the front and back of each pedal, white reflector on the front and red reflector on the back both either centrally mounted or to the offside. They also have to be a certain distance from the ground along with front and rear lights. Although this sounds like an answer it's only really valid to the UK. – Dan K Dec 30 '19 at 7:34

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