He was the first Belgian cyclist to win a stage in the Giro d'Italia.
After his cycling career, Vervaecke started a bicycle shop in Brussels. He was the first manager of Eddy Merckx.
His older brother Julien Vervaecke was also successful, finishing third in the 1927 Tour de France.
Felicien Vaervaecke is forced to push his broken bicycle during the 1936 Tour de France
Felicien Vervaecke with Romain Maes in tow.