I am now in Tucson, Arizona and have slept out in Texas's coldest winter temperatures since 1977. I stayed here because of storm warnings on the weather chanels, but the weather is quite nice after all. I met David Holmes in Van Horn, Texas who seemed to be following ACA's route all or most the way.
He cycled up from Argentina. He is on CGOAB.com You can enter his name on that web site. One thing is for sure. I have had good luck wth wind directions so far. I can't believe a woman I don't know, a stranger, knocked on my door this morning asking if she could take off on my bike to get a prescription filled, but that's what happened. ACA's mapped route in Louisiana is a much better way to go than the way I went in the eastern part of that state. Eleven flats so far, all from steel wires from tires.