The 52-year-old was riding his motorcycle on Cross Hill in Ecclesfield, Sheffield, when he was involved in a collision with a van on Tuesday (Jun 8) at around 3.30pm.
He was taken to hospital, where he sadly died the following evening.
His family said: “Paul was a loving husband, a father of two children, and a grandfather of two grandchildren with another on the way. Words cannot express how devastated we are.
“We love Paul and will miss him deeply. We’d encourage anyone who saw what happened to him to please contact police.”
Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the crash or may have dash cam footage to get in touch.
They specifically want to hear from the driver of a small blue hatchback car that passed the two vehicles involved just prior to the collision.
Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101, quoting incident number 591 of June 8.