Quick video's on basic bicycle checks, how to fit and adjust your bike, and where you should be riding:
Air: Be sure you have enough air in your tires
Brakes: Look to see that your brake pads are not worn
Chain and Cranks: Pull on your cranks to see that they are not loose and look to see that the chain is not rusted and it is free of gunk
Quick Release: Make sure all quick releases are closed
Check: Take a slow brief ride to check that your bike is working properly
Bike-Ped Education Links:
Bike New York All ages and abilities bike classes, events and programs. Excellent resource!
Safe Routes to School - a really great resource from tips to funding.
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Cycling skills clinics, bicycle safety activity kit and bike curriculum and parents guide for all ages and abilities.