Personally I remove all of the reflectors on any of my bikes and use lights and blinkies at night. But someone once told me that its illegal for you to not have reflectors on your bike when riding at night.
With that in mind I decided to see what THE MAN had to say about reflectors and the law…
These excerpts pertain to bicycles and the applicable sections from the California Vehicle Code 21201. Equipment Requirements
(d) Every bicycle operated upon any highway during darkness shall be equipped
(1) with a lamp emitting a white light which, while the bicycle is in motion, illuminates the highway in front of the bicyclist and is visible from a distance of 300 feet in front and from the sides of the bicycle;
(2) with a red reflector on the rear which shall be visible from a distance of 500 feet when directly in front of lawful upper beams of headlamps on a motor vehicle;
(3) with a white or yellow reflector on each pedal visible from the front and rear of the bicycle from a distance of 200 feet; and
(4) with a white or yellow reflector on each side forward of the center of the bicycle, and with a white or red reflector on each side to the rear of the center of the bicycle…